Pub History

In Episode 8, we chat with Pub Historian Liz Garibay, founder of the Chicago Brewseum & hear stories from industry professionals about what makes a good pub!

When did the term "pub" first appear? What are some of the oldest pubs in the world? And what exactly makes a good pub? It's time for some pub history on Episode 8 of Brewing After Hours! You'll hear from Pub Historian (yes, the ultimate dream job) Liz Garibay, founder of the Chicago Brewseum, the first nonprofit organization to tell the global story of beer. Liz shares what drinking culture can tell us about a city's past, how Chicago's beer history has shaped the city and why pubs are just so so so special. We'll also hear from professionals in the beer industry about what makes a good pub along with their favorite pubs around the globe.

Listen now on your preferred streaming platform: Bleav Podcast NetworkSpotifyApple, GoogleAmazonStitcher.

Thank you to our below special guests who shared their stories on the show!

(In order of appearance)

Tyler White, Taproom Manager at Lawless Brewing in North Hollywood, CA

Annie Gilbert, Contributor for Hops News and previously managed a beer shop in Dresden, Germany, and is now based in Ireland.

Leticia Barajas, Marketing & Events Manager at Angel City Brewery in Downtown Los Angeles, CA

Ray Ricky Rivera, founder of Norwalk Brewhouse, and Co-Founder and President of SoCal Cerveceros homebrew club

Terra Marchant, Quality Assurance Lab Technician at Trumer Pils in Berkeley, CA, and Co-Chapter Leader & Marketing Chair of Pink Boots Society San Francisco Bay Chapter.

Kyle Deven, Beertender at Highland Park Brewery and Photographer based in Los Angeles, CA.

Ann Reilly, Executive Director of New York City’s Brewers Guild, President Co-Chair Pink Boots Society NYC Chapter, and Content Manager + Moderator for NYC Women in Beer.

Historic Pubs mentioned include:

Sean’s Bar in Athlone, Ireland

The Brazen Head in Dublin, Ireland

The Bingley Arms in Leeds, England

Al Brindisi in Ferrara, Italy

The White Horse Tavern in Newport, Rhode Island

The Cave Bar in Petra, Jordan

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